Monthly Archives: March 2013

Library of Congress adds four Louisiana newspapers to Chronicling America’s digital collection

The Digitizing Louisiana Newspapers Project (DLNP) is excited to announce that in addition to the 58 historical Louisiana newspapers currently available on the Library of Congress’s Chronicling America, The Donaldsonville Chief, The Meridional, The Lafayette Advertiser, and The Caucasian are

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Farewell to Peggy Chalaron

After more than 46 years of service, Education Resources Librarian Peggy Chalaron is retiring, April 1, 2013. Chalaron began her library career at LSU even before she got her library degree, working as a Library Associate while a student in

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News from the Williams Center for Oral History

Public outreach is a main component of the mission statement for the Williams Center for Oral History. Beyond raising awareness about the field of oral history through presentations, exhibitions, and publications, the Center has dozens of ongoing partnerships with community

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LSU Libraries names Lois Kuyper-Rushing to Interim Assistant Dean post

BATON ROUGE – Lois Kuyper-Rushing, formerly the head of music resources in the LSU Libraries, assumed the role of interim assistant dean of the LSU Libraries on March 1. She was appointed by Interim Dean Elaine Smyth, following the retirement

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Sugar Symposium and Exhibition

Join us on Sunday, March 24,  for “Of Kin and Cane,” a symposium in Hill Memorial Library to be held in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name.  The meeting offers an opportunity for history scholars and agriculture specialists

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Mike Russo featured in Library Journal interview

LSU Libraries Associate Librarian and Instruction Coordinator Mike Russo is featured in an interview in the March 6th Library Journal (LJ). The LJ “Career Insights” series is highlighting the journal’s Movers & Shakers, asking each for career advice. Russo was

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LSU Film Series: Stolen


The LSU Libraries Film Series is set to have its third film showing on Wednesday, March 13th, at 2:00 PM, in the Hill Memorial Library Lecture Hall. The third film, Stolen, is an Australian documentary that allegedly uncovers slavery in

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